News Round Up In-Brief
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This week election coverage dominated the news in the US. Below are some pieces about immigration policy in the US:
- The web based news outlet TPM reported that Democrats plan to make immigration policy a central issue in the upcoming midterm elections. A legal pathway to citizenship is likely to be on the agenda.
- Due process rights of unauthorized immigrants are being violated by Operation Streamline according to an NPR story. The report investigates Operation Streamline, a Department of Homeland Security program that convicts unauthorized immigrants of a federal crime for being in the country illegally.
- A September 7 story from the New York Times details how NY hospitals are implementing new methods to enhance diversity and cater to immigrant populations.